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Old 10-09-2006, 06:05 AM   #1
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Mandriva no KDE


When I sintall the latest free version on Madriva I do not get any KDE (although checked), because when it boots for the first time it goes to a command promt and asks for a localhost login?
 
Old 10-09-2006, 06:49 AM   #2
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Go to root and try typing this in console:
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init 5
if KDE shows, modify /etc/inittab and change the runlevel to 5 instead of 3.

If KDE doesn't show, you may have to install X


-bhert

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Old 10-09-2006, 07:40 AM   #3
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When I log in I get this error:

http://img213.imageshack.us/img213/1975/linuxfm6.gif


I am running a virtual box but this also happens when installing on to another hard disk.
 
Old 10-09-2006, 08:18 AM   #4
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you have to be root to use init 5. Do this:
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su
type your root password, then type
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init 5
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Old 10-09-2006, 01:59 PM   #5
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Nothing happens when I type init 5, just another flashing curser.
 
Old 10-09-2006, 02:52 PM   #6
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What happens when you (as your user) type in "startx" without the quotes? Can you post up any error messages? Did you choose to install the X packages?
 
Old 10-09-2006, 06:02 PM   #7
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when I type startx I get an error with my gfx card. It says it cannot load ati and device 0 doesn't exist.

my gfx card in an ati radeon 9200se.

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